7 ways to ruin your relationship for good


Sometimes relationships end for a good reason. People grow apart, and both parties are happier on their own, or with other people.

But sometimes, relationships end because one or both partners made an avoidable, but incredibly destructive mistake.

Psychological literature is rife with examples of behaviors that can hurt a romantic relationship. We rounded up seven of the most common.


Don't get paranoid. If you recognize one or more of these patterns in your relationship, you can now take steps to remedy the problem instead of staying mired in conflict.

Read on and learn how to stop a breakup in its tracks.